Getting to Orcas Island takes a little effort. Reachable only by air or ferry, the largest of the San Juan Islands in Washington State has a peacefulness and beauty all its own that makes spending time here worth the effort. … Continue reading
Sometimes when I visit a tropical location, the trip tends to be all about the beach, seafood and relaxation. There are plenty of opportunities for all of that in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. But there is also opportunities for adventures of the city variety. In fact, my afternoon of exploring Downtown Puerto Vallarta culture and history was a highlight of my time in Mexico.
The Midwest Regional of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament is in Indianapolis, and I can think of no better place for fans than this capital of basketball. This weekend, fans of Kentucky, Louisville, Tennessee and Michigan will descend on Downtown Indianapolis for Friday’s Sweet 16 games and Sunday’s Elite Eight tilt. And while basketball will be the focus of the weekend, don’t overlook the awesomeness that is Indianapolis. Here are my recommendations to have some Indianapolis NCAA Tournament fun.
It’s cliché, isn’t it, to talk about the cowboy culture at the heart of Fort Worth, Texas. The smaller city – and possibly less shiny – of the two namesake cities of the massive Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, might not be home to as many billionaires (eight to Dallas’ 17), Fortune 500 corporations (one to Dallas’ nine) or any of the region’s professional sports teams. But what it arguably does have is the region’s center of culture and history. I believe Fort Worth culture is the most unique in the Metroplex.
Families looking for a fun weekend in a great American city will find it in Atlanta. From a massive aquarium, to the home of Coca-Cola, world-class art and even a behind-the-scenes look at the CNN Studios, there are a number of spots to keep children entertained and parents engaged, too. Here are five Atlanta family attractions to keep on your radar for a trip to Georgia.